Jan 31, 2023 - 01:59 pm
London introduces scrappage scheme
The City of London has launched a £110 million scrappage scheme for combustion engine vehicles. This follows the announced extension of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the whole of London from 29 August 2023. The scrappage subsidies target economically vulnerable groups.
Nov 28, 2022 - 12:31 pm
London to be fully covered by the ULEZ
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that he will expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide. The expansion will come into effect on Tuesday 29 August 2023 and will operate across all of London up to the existing Low Emission Zone boundary.
Nov 26, 2022 - 02:16 pm
London EV charging infrastructure update
City Hall and TfL this week announced the release of land for 100 new ultra-rapid public charging points on London roads. The first 25 of these will be put out to tender on 30 November, and 75 more will follow by late April next year, aiming for all 100 to be operational by the end […]
Mar 8, 2022 - 12:16 pm
London extends the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ)
London’s ultra-low emission zone will be extended to the whole of Greater London by the end of next year under plans set out by the mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan has ruled out a proposed £3.50 boundary charge for motorists to enter Greater London, as well as a daily clean air charge, which would apply to […]
Jun 24, 2021 - 12:52 pm
London launches England’s first hydrogen bus fleet
England’s first fleet of hydrogen-powered double-decker buses has gone into service in London today. Twenty fuel cell vehicles by Northern Ireland’s Wrightbus will serve the number 7 route between East Acton and Oxford Circus.
May 17, 2020 - 04:42 pm
London slowly reopens with increase in Congestion Charge
The British capital unlocks as TfL resumes service on most London Underground lines. The opening goes hand in hand with the Mayor reintroducing the Congestion Charge and ULEZ. Both had been suspended during the Covid-19 lockdown to enable key workers to travel freely.
Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm
London doubles scrapping premium
In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.
Dec 23, 2019 - 10:06 pm
London invests in another 1000 charging points
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, the TfL and London Councils are investing £4 million across 29 boroughs to install 1,000 new electric vehicle charging points in residential areas throughout the British capital.
Feb 25, 2019 - 08:23 pm
London opens £23m van scrappage fund
First promised late last year, London has opened its scrapping fund to help microbusinesses and charities get rid of their older vans and minibuses and switch to cleaner vehicles. Worth 23 million pounds, the “scrap for cash” options are more attractive than expected.
Jun 18, 2018 - 06:19 pm
UK leaders call for moving ICE ban forward to 2030
In a call to action, the Mayor of London and cross-party leaders will urge the British government to end pure diesel and petrol sales in 2030, ten years earlier than planned. Together they are representing around 20m people from across England and Wales.
Jun 6, 2018 - 07:34 pm
Rapid charging taskforce in London
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has turned to the private sector to increase electric car charging infrastructure in the capital with a nod to rapid charging. 16 organisations such as Shell UK or the RAC Foundation followed the call.
May 16, 2018 - 05:22 pm
London to bring Zero Emission Zones forward to 2020
London’s mayor Sadiq Khan says he considers bringing the planned Zero Emission Zones (ZEZ) in the British capital forward from 2025 to 2020. This acceleration is down to local businesses and authorities that want to speed up adoption of electric vehicles.
Mar 21, 2018 - 04:08 pm
London updates rapid-charging for electric cabs
The Mayor of London marks the installation of the 100th fast-charging station in the UK capital. 51 of those charge points are reserved for electric black cabs. Also London’s boroughs say they’ve made progress in their patchy EV infrastructure.